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Patient's Progress: Doctors and Doctoring in Eighteenth- Century England

Dorothy Porter, Roy Porter - History - 1989 - 305 pages
Premodern society in England was overshadowed by illness and the threat of death. Disease descended suddenly, selecting individual victims or attacking entire households and ...
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Disease, Medicine and Society in England, 1550-1860

Roy Porter - History - 1995 - 78 pages
In his short but authoritative study, Roy Porter assesses the impact of disease on the English before the widespread availability and public provision of medical care ...
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Bodies Politic: Disease, Death and Doctors in Britain, 1650-1900

Roy Porter - History - 2014 - 328 pages
Bodies Politic takes a critical look at representations of the body in death, disease, and health, as well as at images of the healing arts in Britain from the mid-seventeenth ...
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William Hunter and the Eighteenth-Century Medical World

W. F. Bynum, Roy Porter - History - 2002 - 440 pages
Essays on the career of William Hunter, physician, obstetrician, medical educator and man of culture.
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The National Question in Europe in Historical Context

Mikulas Teich, Roy Porter - History - 1993 - 343 pages
Leading historians discuss European nationalism in its historical context.
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Patients and Practitioners: Lay Perceptions of Medicine in Pre-industrial ...

Roy Porter - Medical - 2003 - 364 pages
The essays in this volume provide an unusual historical perspective on the experience of illness: they try to reconstruct what being ill (from a minor ailment to fatal sickness ...
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The Scientific Revolution in National Context

Roy Porter - History - 1992 - 305 pages
The 'scientific revolution' of the sixteenth and seventeenth century continues to command attention in historical debate. Controversy still rages about the extent to which it ...
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Romanticism in National Context

Roy Porter - History - 1988 - 353 pages
Special emphasis is placed on the interplay between Romantic culture and social, political and economic change in this study of the course of Romanticism in various European ...
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Nature and Society in Historical Context

Mikulas Teich, Roy Porter, Bo Gustafsson - History - 1997 - 404 pages
A collection of essays describing the historical connection between nature and society.
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